Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of foods will I be eating on The 21-Day Sugar Detox?

You will be eating real, whole, nutrient-dense foods. You will not be eating refined and highly processed foods. This program will require that you get your hands dirty in the kitchen, but there are loads of tips and tricks for how to manage the program while dining out, traveling, and overall living a busy modern life.

Will I need to purchase special foods or supplements to complete the program?

There are no special foods or supplements required to complete the 21DSD program. If you would like to make the recipes in the books and eBooks in the online membership portal, you may find some new ingredients within the recipes. There are resources within the books and online materials that explain where to find special ingredients.

I’m a vegetarian.  Can I do The 21-Day Sugar Detox?

The 21-Day Sugar Detox is not a good fit for vegetarians or vegans.  We do offer a modification for pescetarians who include fish in their plant-based diet.

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox a low carb diet?

No.  While The 21-Day Sugar Detox may be lower in refined carbohydrates than a standard American diet, it includes carbohydrates from select grain, fruit and vegetable sources depending on your plan and modifications.

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox a keto diet?

No.  The 21-Day Sugar Detox is not a ketogenic program.

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox appropriate if I follow a strictly gluten-free diet?

Yes! This program is 100% gluten-free. It’s also soy-free, corn-free, peanut-free and very allergen-free friendly. Level 3 of the program is also dairy-free.

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox appropriate if I follow a Paleo or Primal diet?

Yes! You will follow either Level 2 or 3 of the program.

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox safe if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes! Pregnant and breastfeeding moms will find modifications within the program to follow that include special notes. In the online membership portal, you’ll also find additional, exclusive guides just for you!

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox safe if I am an athlete?

Yes! The athlete modification was created for anyone who exercises/works out/trains with moderate-to-high intensity 3 or more times a week.  You will find notes in the printed books and additional exclusive guides in the online program.

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox family-friendly/safe for children and teens?

Yes! With some small adjustments for young family members, the 21DSD is absolutely family-friendly.  You’ll find an additional guide just for families in the online program.

Is The 21-Day Sugar Detox safe for diabetics?

Yes! The 21DSD is a whole-foods based program, and is safe for anyone. That said, if you are under the care of a medical professional, are insulin dependent, or are taking blood sugar regulating medications, we recommend that you consult with your doctor before beginning any new nutritional program. You may find that your medications need to be adjusted with your new way of eating, and enlisting the support of your doctor will be important.

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